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I'm Watching You

By teocali
My thanks to you all for the fab response to my last upload, Mirror Image, with a special thank you to Val123 for the GEA and to Maiwand, Mossyoak, Tomcat, Gezina, Maratsuikka, Brisco and Vince_S for their User Awards - thank you so much folks - very encouraging and very much appreciated Smile

Today's upload is somewhat out of my comfort zone and I hope you will like it. Went to a family party on Saturday and was entranced by this little sweetheart - she was fascinated by the camera and totally unselfconscious.

Settings: F/2.8 1/1600sec -0.33 EV ISO200 manual @ 45mm handheld

Tags: Portrait Little Watching Child Candid Girl Close-up and macro Toddler Portraits and people Humour and fun Chuckling

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CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
12 Jul 2010 3:14PM
A beautiful capture, Sylvia. Carol

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photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
12 Jul 2010 3:27PM
great happy portrait of an angel
12 Jul 2010 3:57PM
Wonderful capture Sylvia,so innocent and love the ice cream residue on the upper lip and chin Smile !! Enchanting
harrattp 9 11 4 England
12 Jul 2010 4:23PM
As you say a real sweetie. No doubt someone in the future will have his heart broken, but until then lets enjoy the sweet innocence of a child. A wonderful image.

Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2010 4:41PM
Love the michevious expression you've captured - she is a lovely little girl - Ina
A lovely candid portrait, great smile and very cheeky.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2010 4:55PM
Such a good portrait shot of her, and agree a real natural in front of the camera.
RTDS 8 Cyprus
12 Jul 2010 5:42PM
Great portrait.
She has a lovely smile.
Vince_S 6 10 England
12 Jul 2010 5:44PM
Innocence personified - great image.

Lovely shot, well done!
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2010 6:24PM
lovely child shot
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
12 Jul 2010 6:32PM
A lovely smile. - gary
andymark 6 1 England
12 Jul 2010 6:46PM
i love it a beautiful shot
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
12 Jul 2010 6:53PM
What steels this for me is the cheeky innocent grin and innocence, and not forgetting the ice-cream moustache.
Brilliant portrait full of joy, captured so well
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
12 Jul 2010 8:08PM
Nothing to beat a portrait of a sublimely innocent and happy child Sylvia. This is just wonderful ( including the ice cream chin !! )
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2010 10:22PM
Gorgeous eyes aand expression
arhb Plus
9 3.1k 68 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2010 11:08PM
You see Sylvia, it's good to get out of your comfort zone now and then : )
This is a wonderful portrait, with nice even lighting and such a great capture of innocence and unknowing.
Maybe for composition's sake crop away a bit on the left of the frame to take the subject off centre.
You'll be using a flash gun next ; )
beautiful portrait shot,well done!
Ray42 8 3 England
13 Jul 2010 8:07AM
A lovely capture -

Quote:What steels this for me is the cheeky innocent grin and innocence, and not forgetting the ice-cream moustache.
Brilliant portrait full of joy, captured so well

Richard has summed this up beautifully
13 Jul 2010 8:10AM
Hi this is a lovely portrait great gray.
Carrie_1 6 2 6 Wales
13 Jul 2010 10:06AM
What a mischievious smile, beautiful.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
13 Jul 2010 1:50PM
Like the expression you have captured, good eye contact too.
Regards Richard
TerryMcK 7 71 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2010 6:28PM
Good work with this appealing portrait, Sylvia.

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